Matt Hancocks

Email: M.Hancocks@leeds.ac.uk

Academic qualifications

PGDip Integrative & Humanistic Psychotherapy – Metanoia Institute/Middlesex University - 2013

M.Sc. (Eng.) Ergonomics - Birmingham University – 1986 - 1987

B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology - Plymouth University – 1983 – 1986
Current Study

Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Integrative Psychotherapy – Metanoia Institute/Middlesex University. Expected end date 2016.

Other qualifications 

Member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS) working towards chartered status

Principal Member of the Association of Business Psychologists

Member of the UK Council of Psychotherapists (UKCP)

Member of the Association for Coaching (AoC)

NLP Master Practitioner & NLP Executive Coach

Matt is a psychologist, psychotherapist, executive coach, and management consultant. He works with senior executives on strategic initiatives, behaviour and culture and organisational change, most often through large group collaborations, team effectiveness, coaching and leadership interventions. He has operated as a consultant, facilitator, coach and change agent for nearly 30 years.

He has worked on projects across Europe, and Asia Pacific, with senior executives from a number of nationalities, sectors and disciplines; these include organisations in financial services, engineering, utilities, and IT, each varying markedly in terms of their structure, governance, culture and maturity. 

Experience

EY Advisory 10/12 – 12/15 - Director – People Advisory Services – Financial Services

Private Psychotherapy Practice – 01/13 – Current

Breakthrough Business Psychology (BBPsy) – 01/12 – Current – Managing Director

PwC – Advisory – Consulting – 01/11 – 12/11 - Director – Retail & Commercial Banking/ People & Change

Capco Consulting – 06/08 – 12/10  - Principal Consultant

Chaucer Consulting (ItemPlus) – 03/02 – 05/08 Principal Consultant

From Vision To Reality Ltd / Matt Hancocks & Associates  - 02/99 – 02/02 - Owner/Director  - Management Consultancy

Ernst & Young – Management Consultancy Services  - 02/97 – 02/99 - Managing Consultant – Banking Practice/People Practice

Coopers & Lybrand - Management Consulting – 04/93 – 01/97 - Senior Associate, Strategy & Change Management Practice, Financial Services Sector.

Lucas Engineering & Systems Ltd – 10/87 – 03/93 - Practice Manager - Services

Research

Matt’s research is focused around two domains. In psychotherapy he is interested in and researching the role of masculinity in the therapeutic environment. In business and organisations, he is interested in new types of organisations and ways of working, as well as organisational change management.

Teaching

At Postgraduate level:

  • Organisational Change Management / Organisational Development; Core Course Seminars, University of Leeds Business School.
  • Examiner on Organisational Change Management - University of Leeds Business School